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LEATHERWOLF Re-Entering The 'World Asylum'

California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF have issued the following update: "As some of you may have heard/read through the grapevine, we will be re-releasing the 'World Aslyum' album with Mike Olivieri on vocals! This has nothing to do with us being unhappy with Wade's [Black] performance on the album — we still think he did a ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Members To Support KAMELOT In Florida

BLACK REIGN, the band featuring CRIMSON GLORY members Wade Black (vocals; ex-LEATHERWOLF) and Jesse Martillo (drums), has been confirmed as one of the support acts for KAMELOT on August 15 at the Bourbon Street club in New Port Richey, Florida. Also scheduled to appear is ROYAL ANGUISH. Doors are 7:00 p.m. Showtime is 8:00 p.m. ...

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KRUCIBLE Seeks New Drummer

Texas progressive metal act KRUCIBLE, which features in its ranks vocalist Lance King (AVIAN, BALANCE OF POWER, PYRAMAZE), Eric Halpern (LEATHERWOLF, HELSTAR) on guitar, Shane DuBose (promoter of showcase night at ProgPower USA) on bass guitar, Don LaFon (SIX MINUTE CENTURY) on guitar and Adam Rawlings (VICTIM, MINDCRIME) on keyboards, is seeking a drummer. Interested ...

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LEATHERWOLF: 'Behind The Gun' Video Posted Online

California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF have posted a video of the song "Behind the Gun", directed by Karpis Makusdian, on their MySpace page. "Behind the Gun" comes off the group's latest album, "World Asylum", which was released last June and features original members, guitarist Geoff Gayer and drummer Dean Roberts, alongside singer Wade Black ...

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LEATHERWOLF, TOXIK To Headline Germany's KEEP IT TRUE 9 Festival

The "original" lineup of LEATHERWOLF and reunited New York progressive thrashers TOXIK will headline the Keep It True 9 festival, set to take place November 3, 2007 at Sporthalle in Dittigheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: LEATHERWOLF (USA) TOXIK (USA) SACRED OATH (USA) PAGAN ALTAR (UK) STEEL ASSASSIN (USA) PORTRAIT (SWE) ...

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LEATHERWOLF Seeks New Vocalist

Orange County metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF are currently looking for a new vocalist following the departure Wade Black who fronted the band on their critically acclaimed comeback album, "World Asylum", released last June on N.I.L.8 Records. "We would like to thank Wade for his contributions to LEATHERWOLF and wish him the best of luck in his ...

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Vocalist WADE BLACK Quits LEATHERWOLF

Vocalist Wade Black (LEATHERWOLF, CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES) has issued the following update: "Greetings metal freaks worldwide! "I wanted to take a few minutes of your time to update you on the latest goings on. "I have been fortunate enough to travel the world bringing metal to the masses. Without a doubt, the best thing ...

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KATAGORY V: In Pre-Production Mode

Utah-based progressive/power metallers KATAGORY V have completed the writing process for their as-yet-untitled fourth album (the follow-up to the recently released "The Rising Anger"). Bassist and co-founder Dustin Mitchell had this to say about the progress: "We started the writing process on this next album around February of this year, and have made it a ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Singer Auctioning New Painting

CRIMSON GLORY singer Midnight is auctioning his latest painting, entitled "Mermaid Song", via his official web site. As previously reported, Midnight has posted audio samples of three acoustic songs from his "M2 - Descending Into Madness" solo effort, which was issued in May as a limited-edition release (limited to only 112 copies) via ...

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CRIMSON GLORY: Pictures From KAMELOT Show Posted Online

CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Jon Drenning, drummer Dana Burnell, bassist Jeff Lords and second drummer/vocalist Jesse Rojas (a.k.a. Shadow) joined CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson to perform a few classic CRIMSON GLORY songs during BEN JACKSON GROUP's support set for KAMELOT at their only Tampa Bay appearance at St. Petersburg State Theater on Saturday, September 16. ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Members Perform At KAMELOT Concert: Setlist Revealed

CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Jon Drenning, drummer Dana Burnell, bassist Jeff Lords and second drummer/vocalist Jesse Rojas (a.k.a. Shadow) joined CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson to perform a few classic CRIMSON GLORY songs during BEN JACKSON GROUP's support set for KAMELOT at their only Tampa Bay appearance at St. Petersburg State Theater on Saturday, September 16. ...

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KARION: S.A. SLAYER, RIOT, HELSTAR Members' Early Works To Surface

San Antonio, Texas underground metal cult faves KARION have announced the release of "Iron Shadows", a collection of re-mastered demos recorded at Sound Cube Studios in Converse, Texas with engineer Ron Thomas during the band's brief three-year tenure in the mid-'80s. Contemporaries of such Texas legends as WATCHTOWER, SLAYER, PANTERA, HELSTAR, and JUGGERNAUT, KARION was ...

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CRIMSON GLORY: More Members Confirmed For KAMELOT Gig In Florida

It has now been confirmed that CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Jon Drenning, drummer Dana Burnell, bassist Jeff Lords and second drummer/vocalist Jesse Rojas (a.k.a. Shadow) will join CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson to perform some classic CRIMSON GLORY songs during BEN JACKSON GROUP's support set for KAMELOT at their only Tampa Bay appearance at St. Petersburg ...

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LEATHERWOLF To Film 'Behind The Gun' Video This Weekend

California metallers LEATHERWOLF will film a video for the track "Behind the Gun" this weekend. "No big budget production or anything, but it should be cool," the band writes on its web site. "Behind the Gun" comes off the group's new album, "World Asylum", which was released in June on the band's N.I.L.8 Records label ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Members To Perform Mini-Set At KAMELOT's Tampa Show

It has now been confirmed that several CRIMSON GLORY members — including Jon Drenning (guitar) and Dana Burnell (drums) — will be joining CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson to perform some classic CRIMSON GLORY songs during BEN JACKSON GROUP's support set for KAMELOT at their only Tampa Bay appearance at St. Petersburg State Theater on ...

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CRIMSON GLORY To Tour Europe In October?

Reunited Florida-based melodic metallers CRIMSON GLORY are reportedly planning to tour Europe in October. Exact cities and dates are expected to be announced soon. CRIMSON GLORY members Jon Drenning (guitar), Jeff Lords (bass), Ben Jackson (guitar) and Midnight (vocals) have announced plans to release a wealth of material through an as-yet-undetermined label (the band's previous ...

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LEATHERWOLF: U.S. Dates Announced

California metallers LEATHERWOLF have lined up the following dates during September: Sep. 01 - FBI Rock Club - Houston, TX Sep. 02 - Sam's Burger Joint - San Antonio, TX Sep. 14 - ProgPower VII (Preparty) - Atlanta, GA Sep. 22 - The Firehouse - St. George, Utah Sep. 23 - Tailspin - Las Vegas, ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Guitarist Comments On ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL Appearance

Reunited Florida metallers CRIMSON GLORY performed at the Rockwave Festival on July 12 at Terravibe in Malakasa, Greece. The band's guitarist, Ben Jackson, has posted the following message on the band's official forum: "The recent trip to Greece for me was awesome! We enjoyed beautiful weather, delicious food, gorgeous sites of history. The fans and ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Bassist Reports On ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL Appearance

Reunited Florida metallers CRIMSON GLORY performed at the Rockwave Festival on July 12 at Terravibe in Malakasa, Greece. The band's bassist, Jeff Lords, has posted the following recap on the band's official forum: "Firstly, thank you, Greece, and all of our devoted fans there. The view where we stayed was magnificent. The food, as always, ...

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LEATHERWOLF Frontman Reports On BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

LEATHERWOLF frontman Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES) has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "A bit of news from the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Germany. it was put together well. Things went very smooth. It was about 4,000 when LEATHERWOLF started and an estimated 20,000 at peak WHITESNAKE time! When it was our ...

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COMMUNIC Replace EXODUS AT Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Norwegian progressive/power metal band COMMUNIC, who feature in their ranks ex-SCARIOT members Oddleif Stensland (vocals) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums), have reportedly replaced EXODUS on the billing of this year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The running order is now shaping up as follows: Friday, June ...

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EXODUS Pull Out Of Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS have cancelled their previously announced appearance at this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival organizers have issued the following statement on the matter: "Having cooperatively solved several organisational problems in advance and acommodating the ...

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LEATHERWOLF's GAYER, ROBERTS To Guest On KNAC.COM

Founding LEATHERWOLF members Geoff Gayer (guitar) and Dean Roberts (drums) will be making an in-studio appearance on today's "Junkman Show" on KNAC.com between 5 and 7:00 p.m. PST. The duo will preview songs from the forthcoming LEATHERWOLF record, "World Asylum", due out in early June on the band's N.I.L.8 Records label in North America. The ...

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